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This is the moment the guide for the ill-fated skydiving group from which two people died jokes about how they could land off course because ‘sh** happens.’

Footage obtained by Daily Mail Australia shows the man telling the group ‘if you’re lucky’ they will ‘get a good instructor’ – just hours before a Singaporean man in his 20s and an instructor aged in his 60s plunged to their deaths.

A woman in the same skydiving group told Daily Mail Australia she was kept in the dark about the tragedy until arriving back in Sydney.

Police were called to the scene, about 85 kilometres south-west of Sydney, after an resident found the bodies of the two men on his driveway. 

The guide for the skydiving group appears to  joke around before the deadly accident 

‘You get your suit, your harness, and your instructor if you’re lucky. You might get a good one, you might not,’ the guide can be heard telling the group.

It is understood the Singaporean man, who was in Australia on a working visa, was among the group watching the speech.

‘If you’re really, really lucky you land out the front, if you don’t sh** happens. We don’t talk about that stuff.’   

Daily Mail Australia has contacted the company, Sydney Skydivers, for comment.

Colombian student Catalina Grandos, who is holidaying in Sydney, said she was left in shock after discovering what had happened.

‘I was in shock, I couldn’t believe it. The conditions on the flight were good and I never imagined this could happen,’ she told Daily Mail Australia. 

The guide is seen telling the group they may get a good instructor ‘if you’re lucky’

The skydiver and Singaporean man were found dead at the front of a property on in Wilton

The skydiver and Singaporean man were found dead at the front of a property on in Wilton

Two men have died after crash landing in NSW's south west (pictured) during a tandem skydive 

Two men have died after crash landing in NSW’s south west (pictured) during a tandem skydive 

She caught the bus from Sydney with the Singaporean man, but only found out afterwards why he was not on the return journey. 

‘They didn’t tell us what happened until we got back to Sydney. We were waiting so long without knowing what happened. It was terrible.’ 

Earlier, a spokesperson for Sydney Skydivers confirmed the fatality to Daily Mail Australia, and explained the accident happened during a skydiving lesson. 

‘There was a fatality involving an instructor and a student,’ she said. 

‘The cause is not yet known. More information will become available when police and the Australian Parachute Federation complete their preliminary investigation.’

Sydney Skydivers owner Phil Onis, said the skydiver had 20 years of experience. 

Colombian student Catalina Grandos (centre) , who is holidaying in Sydney, said she was kept in the dark about the accident by the company until arriving back in Sydney 

Colombian student Catalina Grandos (centre) , who is holidaying in Sydney, said she was kept in the dark about the accident by the company until arriving back in Sydney 

She caught the bus from Sydney with the Singaporean man, but only found out afterwards why he was not on the return journey

She caught the bus from Sydney with the Singaporean man, but only found out afterwards why he was not on the return journey

Police were called to a property in Wilton  after a resident raised alarm

Police were called to a property in Wilton  after a resident raised alarm

The pair crashed on to a residential property in Wilton, near Camden about 2pm

The pair crashed on to a residential property in Wilton, near Camden about 2pm

 ‘He was an experienced skydiver…This has never happened before.’   

The men had been skydiving with the company, who have a landing place on Picton Road. It is less than a kilometre from where the pair crash-landed. 

The co-owner of the property the men crashed in to told the Telegraph his seven-year-old daughter saw the men’s bodies after impact.

‘She hasn’t seen them hit the ground but she is pretty traumatised. It’s a shocking thing for a young girl to see,’ said Chase Stephenson.

The girl has already spoken to a counsellor, but is ‘very shaken up’.  

Officers have established a crime scene and an investigation is underway.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.  

In 2012, a 27-year-old skydiver died in hospital after colliding heavily with the ground while he attempted to perform a manoeuvre in the air. 

A seven-year-old girl saw the bodies after impact, and her father says she is 'very shaken'

A seven-year-old girl saw the bodies after impact, and her father says she is ‘very shaken’

 Officers have established a crime scene and an investigation is underway

 Officers have established a crime scene and an investigation is underway

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk

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